Padgett Powell

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Padgett Powell is the author of six novels and three collections of stories, most recently CRIES FOR HELP, VARIOUS, published by Catapult. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's and The Paris Review. He lives in Gainesville, Florida.


Cover Photo: Cry for Help From Home by Padgett Powell
Cry for Help From Home

In his last hours he escaped the house and walked to the 7-Eleven and bought a lottery card.

Sep 10, 2015